About the ABA Banking Journal

First published in 1908, the ABA Banking Journal—the American Bankers Association’s flagship magazine—provides insights that help banking leaders succeed in the competitive financial services market.

ABA has partnered with Naylor to publish the ABA Banking Journal. The award-winning magazine relaunched in May 2015 as a completely redesigned bimonthly publication that provides fresh perspectives on critical business and policy challenges and trends.

Editorial Board

Rick Swagler, Chairman (@RickSwagler)
Executive Vice President and Head of External Affairs
Regions Financial Corp., Birmingham, Ala.

Gregg Tewksbury (@GTewksbury)
President and CEO
New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp, Concord, N.H.

Amanda Averch (@AmandaAverch)
Director of Communications
Colorado Bankers Association, Denver

Jill Castilla (@JillCastilla)
President and CEO
Citizens Bank of Edmond, Edmond, Okla.

Luther Deaton
Chairman, President and CEO
Central Bank & Trust Company, Lexington, Ky.

Steve Goodenow (@SGoodenow)
Chairman and CEO
Bank Midwest, Spirit Lake, Iowa

Andrew S. Gray
Managing Director for Corporate Communications
JP Morgan Chase Bank, New York

Blair Hillyer
Chairman and President
First National Bank, Dennison, Ohio

Patricia A. Husic (@PattiHusicCEO)
President and CEO
Centric Bank, Harrisburg, Pa.

Jay Jenkins (@jjenkins_jay)
President and CEO
CNB Bank, Carlsbad, N.M.

Kate Marcum
President and CEO
Millbury National Bank, Millbury, Mass.

Michael C. McCoy
First Vice President for Corporate Communications
SunTrust Banks, Atlanta

Michael Rauh
President and CEO
Chelsea Groton Bank, Groton, Conn.

Frank Sorrentino (@FrankSIII)
Chairman and CEO
ConnectOne Bank, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Lonnie Talbert (@LonnieTalbert)
Chief Operating Officer
Southwest Capital Bank, Albuquerque, N.M.


Editorial Staff

Evan Sparks (@EvanSparks)

Monica C. Meinert
Deputy Editor

Kate Young (@KateriYoung1)
Senior Editor

Kerry O’Leary
Senior Writer

Carrie Clark Carlsen
Photo Editor

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Editorial Submissions

Thank you for your interest in the ABA Banking Journal. Submit your editorial ideas to the ABA Banking Journal editorial team by clicking on this link. Your submission will be reviewed, and if our editors feel the piece may be a fit for the magazine, we will be in touch. View author guidelines.


As ABA’s flagship magazine, the award-winning ABA Banking Journal’s readership includes key members who specify products, lead projects and approve purchases on behalf of their financial institutions. This is your opportunity to advertise and promote your products and services to a major purchasing audience.
Tell the U.S. banking industry about your business’s quality product or service and that you stand with your peers in support of ABA. The new ABA Banking Journal, designed by bankers for bankers, is a must-read magazine deserving of a prominent place in your marketing plans.


To view the opportunities available in ABA Banking Journal, please download our media kit or contact:
Shaun Greyling
Senior Account Executive
Naylor Association Solutions
5950 NW 1st Place
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: 800-369-6220 ext. 3385
Dir: 352-333-3385
Fax: 352-331-3525



The new magazine—whose content is being guided by an editorial board of community bank CEOs from across the country—will be available for free in digital form to all. A limited number of complimentary print subscriptions will be mailed to qualified members of the banking community. Others may purchase subscriptions.  The print issues are supplemented with bimonthly digital newsletters and a robust website.

For current subscribers with questions on their existing subscription please contact:

ABA Banking Journal

Subscription Office
P.O. Box 361
Birmingham, AL 35201-0361
Phone: 800-633-4931 or 205-995-1567 (U.S or Canada)
Fax: 205-995-1588
Email: aba@subscriptionoffice.com